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The cheapest times to fly from OAK to ALB are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • early December
  • December 24th to February 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from OAK to ALB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1702 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $374 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $387 to $857 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $394. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $981. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $587 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $562 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to ALB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the OAK to ALB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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OAK to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to ALB flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $178 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $503. Return trip prices are from the ALB to OAK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OAK to ALB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from OAK to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 35.05% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 38.61% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See OAK to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 19.48% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to HPN flights

Destination alternative #4: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 37.90% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to BOS flights

Destination alternative #5: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 18.42% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See OAK to SYR flights

Destination alternative #6: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 22.60% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See OAK to EWR flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from OAK to ALB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Albany International Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2542 miles or 4091 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from OAK to ALB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to ALB flight is about 5 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from OAK to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code OAK
Origination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2

Return Airport

Destination code ALB
Destination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

 

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